LOCAL

From our tourism authorities: Testing tourists on the return to the USA, post vacation. It’s easy!

Aruba has a modern infrastructure, state-of-the-art hospital and well-equipped medical facilities.

From a reader: Urge for adequate plan Aruba on local Covid testing

We’ve not cancelled, yet…but that decision will likely be made this week…as American’s cancel in favor of the safer option, Florida.

Aruba to me….

For today we received this great picture from Allison Braswell. She says:

U.S. NEWS

Storm threatens Midwest with heavy snow, travel disruptions

"This is a historic snow," said Nicolaisen, who is based near Omaha, Nebraska.

Trump’s sway over GOP tested as impeachment heads to Senate

It's an early sign of Trump's enduring sway over the party.

Loathed New York City bus terminal is bound for an upgrade

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unveiled a proposal Thursday to rebuild and expand the embattled midtown Manhattan bus terminal.

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WORLD NEWS

Former Colombian guerrillas shed their decades-old name

The former guerrillas have also faced growing violence against members of their organization.

9 workers found dead in China gold mine explosions

Rescuers drilled parallel shafts to send down food and nutrients and eventually bring up the survivors on Sunday.

Dutch police use tear gas, water cannon amid rioting

Police warned people to stay away from the area.

COLUMNS

Episode LXXXIX – 89: Island inspiration

Nature is our greatest resource and source of inspiration; most of our works are made of noble material and can return to the earth without harming it.

Episode LXXXVIII – 88: Aruba in the eye of the Dutch

1624 had been related in some documents, that there are cattle and Christianized Indians on the islands of Curacao Bonaire and Aruba.

Episode LXXXVII -87: Santa Ana church in Noord

During that time the church of Noord did not have its own priest, Father Pirovano came from Oranjestad every Sunday to give mass in Noord.